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May 15, 2006

Cardinals Get to Giants Early in Blowout Win

by @ 6:34 am. Filed under 1926 Cardinals, 1926 Cardinals Diary - May

May 15, 1926 at Sportsman’s Park
Cardinals 12, Braves 7  (13-17)

The Cardinals ran up the score on the last place Braves.  By the end of the first inning, the Cardinals had four runs.  By the end of the third, they had scored ten runs. 

Vic Keen picked up the win but he must have been pitching to the score.  He gave up seven runs on eight hits with five walks.  Heinie Mueller homered and scored three runs while Jim Bottomley and Les Bell both had two hits and two runs.  Rogers Hornsby doubled and scored a run.

One Response to “Cardinals Get to Giants Early in Blowout Win”

  1. john gorman Says:

    While this game was played 13 years B4 I was born, I still remember that in the mid 40s , when we only had radio, they were still talking about Rodgers Hornsby and Jim Bottomley. I sure miss St Louis base ball, cards and Browns, but finally we have a Major League team in Washington again and I can see Cards play one series a year here and hope to see a series in St louis this year if I can get tickets for 15-17 July. John Gorman from Nashville, Ilinois and off spring of Gorman family that arrived in 1794 with D. Boone to settle along the Missouri river and fanally to move to Washington County Illinois in 1859.

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